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Thursday May 15, 2014 It has been said that there are really only two kinds of power in the world: money and people. Last Saturday’s #NoEnbridge Rally in Vancouver, British Columbia, was yet another reminder that when the people stand together they trump the power of money...every time. ... read more »
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Monday Apr 28, 2014 This June, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will deliver a decision on the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker project. It's about time we remind him who really has the power in a democracy—the people.... read more »
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Thursday Apr 24, 2014 I’m an environmentalist, so naturally, people ask me, “Do you ever lose hope?” It’s a good question, because lately in Canada, it may seem that any vision for a clean energy economy slips further away, while we learn just how intertwined our government is with the fossil fuel industry. ... read more »
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Wednesday Feb 19, 2014 On Wednesday, February 12th at 10:59pm, applications to participate in the Canadian government’s assessment of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline closed. When the clock struck 11:00pm, 2,134 applications had been filled. ... read more »
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Wednesday Dec 18, 2013 As the number of dirty energy infrastructure proposals skyrocket in the San Francisco Bay Area, community resistance to those projects does too.... read more »
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Friday Nov 8, 2013 If you’re over 30, I’m sure you’ve had the surprising experience when you realize something you were involved in happened a long time ago. Like: “Wow, I finished high school 15 years ago?” or “We’ve been married for how long?” ... read more »
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Wednesday Aug 28, 2013 I don’t know about you, but I am sick of being told by opponents that the environmental movement is all about saying “no” to everything. Of course, we all know it’s not enough just to say ”no” to dangerous proposed projects, like the Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline.... read more »
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Friday Aug 2, 2013 A little less than one year ago, I found myself walking from the Bay Area’s Richmond BART train station to Richmond’s Civic Center with a few friends. The air was a thick haze and reeked of sinking smoke. As we neared our destination, I began to feel lightheaded and woozy. I joined at least a thousand people at the Civic Center, all converging for a public forum to demand a humane response from Chevron and the City of Richmond.... read more »
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Thursday May 9, 2013 The following is a message from an inspirational young activist. If you live in British Columbia’s Vancouver/Surrey area, please considering attending his Rally to Stop the Enbridge Pipeline (& Kinder Morgan Expansion) this Saturday, May 11 @11am, Holland Park in Surrey. Can't make it to the event?... read more »
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Tuesday Jan 29, 2013 In the same city, on the same day, two very different events will occur: one will host suits and ties from the oil industry, the other will feature three women who dealt with the consequences of that very industry. And we’ll be at both.... read more »

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